This modern art piece is worth $120,000, and someone just ate it

Two photos of the same banana taped to a wall, but one of them is half eaten. The background is a vibrant yellow behind the images.
(Image credit: Future/Maurizio Cattelan)

Who remembers this iconic art piece? No, I don't mean the Mona Lisa. I'm talking about the banana taped to a wall that is worth $120,000. Well, the inevitable has happened. It's been eaten. Apparently, one hungry museum visitor had skipped breakfast and decided to indulge in a very pricey snack.

There are some truly bizarre modern art installations out there. From invisible statues to weird NFT exhibitions, the art world certainly isn't short of interpretive pieces designed to make us think 'what on earth is the point of this?'. I guess the same can be said for the taped-up banana. 

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Abi Le Guilcher
Ecommerce Writer

Abi Le Guilcher is Creative Bloq’s Ecommerce Writer. With a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Design for Game and Film, Abi enjoys almost anything creative and will either be found crafting or gaming in her spare time. Her previous experience as a retail assistant at CeX means she has a wide range of knowledge in both technology and media and loves to keep up to date with the latest tech. Abi is an avid cosplayer and has most recently worked with PlayStation and Santa Monica Studio on a promotional campaign for the release of God of War Ragnarök.